CURRENT AFFAIRS
DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS
A)
22.9%
B)
35%
C)
47%
D)
52%

Correct Answer : Option (C) - 47%

Note : The India Skills Report said that nearly half of the professional degree holders are employable now. The report was released by Wheebox, People Strong, CII. Earlier, nearly 70% of the professional degree holders were found to be unemployable.The report said that there is an overall positive trend in talent supply. Nearly 47% of the students who were surveyed are found to be employable or ready to take-up jobs in 2019. In 2014 the employment rate was only 33.9%.

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Published On : July 15, 2021
A)
Autumn Peltie
B)
Greta Thunberg
C)
Isra Hirsi
D)
Leah Namugerwa

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Greta Thunberg

Note : Four people won the Right Livelihood Award for the year 2019. The awardees are Greta Thunberg, Aminatou Haidar, Guo Juanmei and DaviKopenawa Yanomami. The award aims to honour Greta Thunberg for her fight against climate change.

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Published On : July 15, 2021
A)
Abiy Ahmed Ali
B)
Michel Mayor
C)
James Peebles
D)
Stanley Whittingham

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Abiy Ahmed Ali

Note : Abiy Ahmed Ali received the Nobel Peace Prize on 10 December 2019 at Oslo's City Hall. The Norwegian Nobel Committee conferred the 100th Nobel Peace Prize to the Prime Minister in the presence of the Norwegian royal family. Abiy Ahmed was awarded for his extraordinary efforts to end the decades-long conflict with neighbouring Eritrea.

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Published On : July 15, 2021
A)
Rs 8,105 crore
B)
Rs 9,027 crore
C)
Rs 10,389 crore
D)
Rs 11,932 crore

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Rs 11,932 crore

Note : Reserve Bank of India (RBI) auditors have found that the country's largest bank, State Bank of India (SBI), under-reported its non-performing assets (NPAs) for 2018-19 by Rs 11,932 crore, and made Rs 12,036 crore less provisions.

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Published On : July 15, 2021
A)
Dr. Subrahmanyam Jaishankar
B)
Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman
C)
Shri Prakash Javadekar
D)
Dr. Harsh Vardhan

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Dr. Subrahmanyam Jaishankar

Note : On December 10, 2019, External Affairs Minister Jaishankar introduced the Anti-Maritime bill in parliament. The bill was introduced in days after the kidnapping of 18 Indians aboard in Nigeria. It aims at ensuring safety and security of India's maritime trade and the crew members.

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Published On : July 15, 2021
A)
Human Rights-Our Need
B)
Role of Youths in Human Rights
C)
Youth Standing up for Human Rights
D)
Human Rights-Change in Society

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Youth Standing up for Human Rights

Note : Every year 10th December is celebrated as International Human Rights Day across the world. The theme for 2019 Human Rights Day is: 'Youth Standing up for Human Rights.'

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Published On : July 15, 2021
A)
45
B)
50
C)
55
D)
60

Correct Answer : Option (B) - 50

Note : The countdown is on for the launch of India's radar imaging earth observation satellite RISAT-2BR1 on board PLSV-C48 from its spaceport of Sriharikota. The workhorse Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle, on its 50th mission, PSLV-C48, is scheduled to lift off from the first launch pad of the Satish Dhawan Space Centre at Sriharikota, about 130 km at 3.25 p.m. on December 11.

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Published On : July 15, 2021
A)
Australia
B)
Germany
C)
France
D)
Israel

Correct Answer : Option (C) - France

Note : India and France are to launch joint naval patrolling mission after the Varuna Naval Exercise that was held in May, 2019. The joint mission is to be executed in the Indian Ocean Region to protect the strategic interests of the countries and to check large scale illegal fishing.

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Published On : July 15, 2021
A)
Israel
B)
Bangladesh
C)
Pakistan
D)
Sri Lanka

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Sri Lanka

Note : Sri Lanka, a military officer, appointed as head of the country's main intelligence agency. Brigadier Suresh Sallay, former director of Military Intelligence appointed as head of the State Intelligence Service (SIS).

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Published On : July 15, 2021
A)
New Delhi
B)
Pune
C)
Jaipur
D)
Gaziabad

Correct Answer : Option (A) - New Delhi

Note : FICCI ARISE Conference 2019 in New Delhi on December 9-10; theme: 'Future Ready Learners and Schools'. Inaugurating the FICCI ARISE Conference on School Education, M. Venkaiah Naidu called for value-based education and said that education is not just for employment but also for empowerment and enlightenment of individuals and the society. He stressed upon inculcating values such as patience, honesty, respect, tolerance and empathy in the students.

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Published On : July 15, 2021